4 December 2020: Weekly Roundup #28


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com this week:

1. COVID-19 Library

Our COVID-19 library now lists 4 topics from 2020:

2. New COVID-19 Article

We also have linked an obituary from The New York Times in our COVID-19 library: “Dr. Mary Fowkes, 66, Dies; Helped Science Understand the Pandemic.”

3. About PathologyOutlines.com

In response to some questions, we have started posting a history of our website on our About Us page, and you can read a brief story of our website on this page.

16 October 2020: COVID-19 News

We added 3 new posts to the COVID19 library:

COVID-19 Deadlier for Men than Women, posted 13 October 2020; see also Front Immunol 2020;11:2147

Walmart pilots program to deliver Covid-19 test kits by drone, posted 13 October 2020

COVID-19 is now the third leading cause of US death, posted 13 October 2020

11 September 2020: Libraries on PathologyOutlines.com

There are two major news updates about libraries on PathologyOutlines.com, which will be discussed below. To find these libraries, visit PathologyOutlines.com and click on “Libraries” in the navigation bar as illustrated below:

1. COVID-19 Library

We have merged the COVID-19 news page into our COVID-19 Library. We recently posted these 2 news items:

2. Roche pan-TRK (EPR17341) IHC IVD Assay

Roche has added a second library, titled “Roche pan-TRK (EPR17341) IHC IVD Assay“. This new library contains information about NTRK fusions and the pan-TRK assay.

28 August 2020: Weekly Roundup #22

Here’s what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com this week:

1. Chapter Mergers

We have now merged the Lung nontumor and tumor chapters into a single Lung chapter. Other recent chapter mergers include Colon, Liver and Breast.

2. Promotional Email Contest Winner #2

Christina Arnold, who works at the University of Colorado in Denver, has won the second PathologyOutlines.com Promotional Email Contest! For simply opening up PathologyOutlines.com email blasts, Christina has won a $50 Amazon gift card.

If you’d like a chance at winning, click here for sign up information and terms.

3. COVID-19 Library 

Visit our COVID-19 Library and its News section to stay up to date on what pathologists need to know.

4. COVID-19 Diagnostic Test

The FDA has issued an emergency use authorization for the SalivaDirect COVID-19 diagnostic test, developed by the Yale School of Public Health (ASH Clinical News, posted 21 August 2020). See also Yale Medicine.

21 August 2020: Weekly Roundup #21

1. COVID-19 News Page

We are starting a COVID-19 news page featuring articles you may have missed about COVID-19 and pathology. It is curated by Dr. Pat Tsang, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. It can be reached from our COVID-19 library, which you can find by selecting “Libraries” in our navigation bar and then selecting “COVID-19 Resources” when prompted. See the diagram below:

2. ASCP / CAP Conferences

ASCP and CAP are going virtual this year but they have made it easy to attend their conferences:

  • The ASCP annual meeting is free for members and $399 for nonmember pathologists. Click here for more information on the 2020 ASCAP annual meeting.
  • The CAP annual meeting is $150 for members, $450 for nonmembers and free for junior members. Click here for more information on the 2020 CAP annual meeting.

9 April 2020: COVID-19 Topic

PathologyOutlines.com has a new topic on COVID-19 related lung infections written by Akira Yoshikawa, M.D. and Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D. This topic will be updated as more information becomes available.

Click here to read this new topic.

7 April 2020: Hiring Strategies During COVID-19 Pandemic

What hiring strategies have worked for you in this COVID-19 pandemic era? Please let us know your successes in interviewing (online or in person), how you handle in person interviews and any other pearls that would help others who are hiring.

Email Dr. Pernick at Nat@PathologyOutlines.com if you have any applicable advice and indicate if you want your submission to be anonymous. (Otherwise, please include your name and location.)